Dieppe is a maritime and fishing port on the Alabaster Coast in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region
The annexed view of Antwerp is taken from the Tête de Flandre, a fortified post on the left bank of the river Schelde
The accompanying view is taken from the Hotel de Bellevue, situated between the Place Royale and the Parc de Bruxelles, in the upper portion of the city of Brussels
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The Cingel is the innermost of four large and nearly parallel canals, which, following the crescent-shape boundary of the city of Amsterdam
The annexed scene of the Oude Haven, in Rotterdam, has been selected as an epitome of the general characteristics of Dutch cities.
The disproportion is still greater in the case of the pillow forming the false head. The latter, is here represented without its envelopments, thus giving striking prominence to the peculiarities of the vividly painted features.
Peruvian mummy. Front and back view of the false head of the Mummy. It consists of a square kind of cushion stuffed with leaves and seaweed.
Notwithstanding the exact measurements taken of individual graves, these sections must still be so far regarded as ideal
Here we have a characteristic instance of the burials under fragments of thick-ribbed clay vessels
The body is seated in a crouching attitude and wrapped in cerements under one of those capacious earthenware vessels